Lassen Ricard > Copenhagen, Denmark > Firm Profile

Lassen Ricard
AMALIEGADE 31
1256 COPENHAGEN K
Denmark

Denmark > Media and entertainment Tier 1

Lassen Ricard is prominent within copyright and media law. The team advises a large number of Danish and foreign television broadcasters and production companies and has a broad practice that covers Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Estonia. Practice head Peter Lambert is well known for his media expertise and has extensive experience in litigation and arbitration proceedings. Other names to note within the team are Steen Lassen and Henrik Schütze; the latter primarily focuses on commercial law and advises on strategies for protection or exploitation of rights under copyright, trade mark, patent and marketing legislation. Kristina Blichfeldt Lautrup is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Peter Lambert

Other key lawyers:

Steen Lassen; Kristina Blichfeldt Lautrup; Henrik Schütze

Testimonials

‘The team has a very high knowledge of the media industry in Denmark and the other Scandinavian countries. Their expertise in the field of copyright and collective licensing of rights should be particularly mentioned. The team is service-minded and has high availability.’

‘Besides the head of the team Steen Lasson, Kristina Blichfeldt Lautrup has shown excellent legal skills and constructive in solving urgent copyright and licensing-related matters.’

Key clients

DR

TV 2 Denmark

SVT

TV 4

NRK

TV 2 Norway

ARD

NDR

WDR

ZDF

RTL

VG Media rep. Sat1 and Pro7

Denmark > Energy Tier 3

Lassen Ricard is known for advising on offshore matters related to gas production and sale, but the group is expanding into onshore energy matters, in particular geothermal drilling projects. Practice head Henrik Schütze is an experienced litigator focusing on geothermal projects and advises on issues including license applications and transferrals under the Danish Subsoil Act.

Practice head(s):

Henrik Schütze

Other key lawyers:

Jørgen Bek Weiss Hansen

Testimonials

‘Henrik Schütze has unique personal and professional competencies to understand technical topics and put them into a legal perspective. Henrik listens to our needs and proposes ways ahead. Henrik has a combination of legal and commercial subject-matter expertise.’

Key clients

Ross DK A/S

APRISIDE ApS

Geotermisk Operatørselskab ApS

Denmark > EU, competition and public procurement Tier 3

Denmark > Intellectual property Tier 3

Lassen Ricard is prominent in the IP sphere and is particularly active on technology-related mandates. It has strength in copyright and media law and assists a large number of television broadcasters and television production companies. The practice also covers Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Estonia, and has been representing the Union of Broadcasting Organisations for more than 35 years. Peter Lambert leads the team and has extensive experience in litigation and arbitration proceedings, and Steen Lassen is also a key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Peter Lambert

Other key lawyers:

Steen Lassen

Key clients

DR

TV 2 Denmark

SVT

TV 4

NRK

TV 2 Norway

ARD

NDR

WDR

ZDF

RTL

VG Media rep. Sat1 and Pro7

Denmark > Dispute resolution Tier 4

Lassen Ricard‘s dispute resolution team handles major litigation work and arbitration as well as ad hoc mediation. The group acts for a wide range of clients, from major offshore construction companies to Danish and foreign broadcasters. Practice co-heads Henrik Schütze and Jørgen Bek Weiss Hansen are experienced in international arbitration; the former focuses on construction and IP law while the latter is an expert in emerging and high-growth companies. For privacy and libel litigation, co-head Peter Lambert is recommended.

Practice head(s):

Peter Lambert; Henrik Schütze; Jørgen Bek Weiss Hansen

Key clients

Bladt Industries A/S

The firm: Lassen Ricard is known for its professionalism, integrity and high ethical standards – the firm’s client list speaks for itself. The firm represents companies from around the world, and enjoys close, non-exclusive working partnerships with leading international law firms. The personal relationship between client and attorney – or group of attorneys – is paramount to Lassen Ricard. The clients’ strong, enduring trust in the firm and the firm’s knowledge of client culture enable Lassen Ricard to resolve the client’s problems in an efficient partnership with the client’s legal department and company management. The firm handles a wide range of assignments, and providing quality service is the firm’s ultimate mission. In addition to legal degrees from Danish universities, several of the firm’s attorneys hold degrees from foreign universities, such as Harvard Law School, University of Chicago Law School, City of London College, George Washington University Law School and Stanford University Law School. The attorneys of Lassen Ricard are authorised to appear before all Danish courts, including the Danish Supreme Court. They have extensive experience pleading before arbitral tribunals and also act as judges in arbitration tribunals. In addition, the firm has experience in pleading before the European Court of justice.

Areas of practice: Lassen Ricard covers many areas, and the firm has a broad basis of expertise; from corporate mergers and acquisitions, energy law, finance law and participating in the government investigation into the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority, to organising cable TV retransmission in the Nordic region and assisting the Danish prime minister with a commission inquiry.

The firm is a Scandinavian leader in intellectual property and media law. The firm has specialised expertise in mergers and acquisitions and in competition law. The firm is also involved in numerous entrepreneurial initiatives.

The firm takes part in court and arbitration proceedings regularly, either as counsel to one of the parties or as arbitrators.

Representative clients include: Agfa; Bayer; Coop; Copenhagen Airport A/S; Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners; the Danish Cultural Institute; the Danish Tech Challenge (Scion-DTU); Edrington; jem & fix; Gorenje; Guardian; Harald Nyborg; the Hirschsprung Collection; the Holck-Larsen Foundation; Knud Holscher Design; Koldinghus Museum; L&T Infotech; Leapcraft; Mads Nørgaard Copenhagen; Microsoft; MOE; Nobel Biocare; Norconsult; Panasonic; the Danish Parliament; Radio24syv; Ross Engineering A/S; Rottapharm|Madaus; Seiko; Skylark; the Danish Society for Nature Conservation; the Sport-goods Foundation; Statistics Denmark; Unilever; Warner Brothers; Zetland; Zimmer Biomet; The Union of Broadcasting Organisations (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Estonia); ARD; BBC; Discovery; DR (the Danish Broadcasting Corporation); MTV; NRK; Rai ; SVT; TV 2|Danmark; TV2 Norway; Yle; and ZDF.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking and finance
Capital markets
Company law and directorships
Dispute resolution
Energy
Environment
EU and competition
Information technology
Intellectual property
Media and entertainment
Mergers and acquisitions
Ownership transition
Real estate and construction
Telecommunications
Trusts
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Ms Terese Foged  photo Ms Terese Foged Terese has many years’ experience in media and copyright law and intellectual…
Mr Jørgen Bek Weiss Hansen  photo Mr Jørgen Bek Weiss Hansen Attorney, partner. Jørgen Bek Weiss Hansen’s main areas of work are commercial…
Mr Peter Lambert photo Mr Peter LambertAttorney, managing partner, admitted to the Supreme Court. Peter Lambert advises Danish…
Mr Steen Lassen  photo Mr Steen Lassen Attorney, partner, admitted to the Supreme Court. Highly experienced, international corporate lawyer…
Ms Kristina Blichfeldt Lautrup  photo Ms Kristina Blichfeldt Lautrup Attorney, partner. Kristina has many years’ experience in EU and competition law,…
Ms Ann Grew Pfeiffer  photo Ms Ann Grew Pfeiffer Attorney, partner. Ann has many years’ experience primarily within the field of…
Mr Henrik Schütze  photo Mr Henrik Schütze Henrik’s speciality is primarily commercial law, and he advises and represents Danish…
Number of lawyers : 20
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